Construction Board of Adjustments & Appeals


The Board does not meet on a regular basis, as the requests forwarded to this Board are infrequent. Members are telephoned one week in advance of the meeting.

The Housing Board of Adjustments and Appeals was created by Ordinance 2251 on July 6, 1976 and was amended by Ordinance 2324 on April 5, 1977. It was later referred to as the Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals in Ordinance 4044. Ordinance 5761 was passed on April 7, 2015 to enact Article XXVII Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals in Chapter 33 Departments, Boards, Commissions and Authorities of the Fayetteville Code.

The purpose of the board is to hear and to act upon appeals regarding decisions made by the Building Inspector / Superintendent. The Board also hears appeals regarding construction materials to be used in new building construction and development. In addition, the Board hears appeals regarding enforcement of the minimum housing standards for existing structures as specified in the International Building Codes.

  • Full Member: Staggered five-year terms, ending March 31
  • Alternate Member: five-year terms, ending March 31

The Board shall be composed of nine members:
  • Seven full members
  • Alternate members.

Vacancies on the Board are appointed by the governing body of the city.

Public Notification

A weekly meetings list is prepared by the Office of the City Clerk Treasurer; it is distributed to the press and posted online.


  • Bill Hairston
    657 North Wilson Avenue
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    04/01/13 thru 03/31/18
  • James Cherry
    112 West 7th Street
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    04/01/14 thru 03/31/19
  • John Dupree
    1020 East Dogwood Lane
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    04/01/13 thru 03/31/22
  • Porter Winston
    946 North Lakeside Drive
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    04/01/15 thru 03/31/20
  • Sara Baker
    313 East Lafayette #103
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    04/01/17 thru 03/31/22

  • Allison Thurmond Quinlan
    125 West Boles Street
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    07/01/15 thru 03/31/20
  • Joe Terminella
    430 West Willoughby Road
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    07/01/15 thru 03/31/20
  • Mary Catherine Johnson
    Alternate Member

    PO Box 1585
    Fayetteville, AR 72702
    01/01/16 thru 03/31/21
  • Brad Beach
    Alternate Member

    225 East Lafayette Street
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    07/01/16 thru 03/31/21